DOUGLAS ABBOTT: KARTEKE PMARE TYWERRTYE - MY FATHER'S COUNTRY, THE WEST MACDONNELL RANGES
Douglas Abbott: Karteke Pmare Tywerrtye - My Father's Country, The West MacDonnell Ranges - Art Collector
|Douglas Abbott, James Range NT, 2014. Watercolour on paper, 54 x 74cm. Courtesy: Ngurratjuta Ilta Ntjarra and Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne|
|Greatly influenced by the art of Namatjira, Douglas Abbott has developed his own unique style, employing a rich colour palette of bold reds, lush greens and luminous gold. |
In this new body of work, Abbott depicts his father’s Arrernte country, the West MacDonnell Ranges, revealing the seasonal changes and natural events that alter his landscape.
Abbott's paintings have been featured in exhibitions throughout Australia and internationally, and collected by major institutions, including National Gallery of Victoria and Art Gallery of South Australia.
|Exhibition opens: 2-4pm Saturday 2 August 2014|
|Exhibition closes: 8 August 2014|
|Location: Alcaston Gallery, 11 Brunswick Street Fitzroy VIC 3065|
|Contact: 03 9418 6444|